• Vaccination is recommended to prevent canine parvovirus. Puppies should be vaccinated at 8 weeks of age, and then every three or four weeks until 4 months of age. Puppies who are 16 weeks or older should receive three vaccinations.

  • Parvovirus is resilient and can live on some surfaces for more than a year. A bleach solution is necessary to kill the virus.

  • Care should be exercised when exposing a puppy or dog to areas where other dogs congregate. Owners should prevent dogs from coming into contact with the feces of other dogs.

    Source: www.animalhealthchannel.com